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" His persons act and speak by the influence of those general passions and principles by which all minds are agitated, and the whole system of life is continued in motion. "
Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature - Página 337
por H. Nolte - 1823
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - 1997 - 266 páginas
...to generate pleasure for Johnson: "Shakespeare is above all writers . . . the poet of nature. . . . His persons act and speak by the influence of those...and the whole system of life is continued in motion" (Shakespeare, I, 61). Novelists like Richardson and Fielding are "engaged in portraits of which every...
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Samuel Johnson

Lawrence Lipking - 2000 - 384 páginas
..."characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world . . . they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such...will always supply, and observation will always find" (7: 62). The world takes over from England. Hence the favor the poet has gained and kept slides into...
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Post-colonial Shakespeares

Ania Loomba, Professor of English Ania Loomba, Martin Orkin - 1998 - 308 páginas
...Theatre in 1987. For Suzman (who would hardly dispute Dr Johnson's view of Shakespeare's characters as 'the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as the...will always supply, and observation will always find' (Johnson 1968:62)), the play 'shows us a crosssection of most societies', and in the process 'addresses...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - 1999 - 380 páginas
...characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpracticed by the rest of the world... they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such...will always supply, and observation will always find. Party Hearty With the three-day Shakespeare Jubilee in 1769, Shakespeare became a full-fledged cultural...
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William Shakespeare, Richard II

Martin Coyle - 1999 - 192 páginas
...characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpractised by the rest of the world;. . . they are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such...will always supply, and observation will always find. ... In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual; in those of Shakespeare...
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The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume

Adam Potkay - 2000 - 241 páginas
...fabulous, equable, and meticulous plays of the French and their eighteenth-century English imitators.30 "His persons act and speak by the influence of those...the whole system of life is continued in motion." "This therefore is the praise of Shakespeare, that his drama is the mirrour of life . . . from which...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - 2001 - 498 páginas
...the poet that holds up to his readers a faithful mirrour of manners and of life. His characters ... are the genuine progeny of common humanity, such as...the whole system of life is continued in motion." 'Preface to Shakespeare,' in A Johnson Reader, ELMcAdam, Jr. and George Milne, eds. (New York: Pantheon,...
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Copp’d Hills Towards Heaven Shakespeare and the Classical Polity

Howard B. White - 1970 - 156 páginas
...characters are not modified by the customs of particular places, unpracticed by the rest of the world His persons act and speak by the influence of those...the whole system of life is continued in motion. In the writings of other poets a character is too often an individual; in those of Shakespeare it is commonly...
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - 2002 - 222 páginas
...of common humanity" - and by the absence of a judgmental perspective in Johnson's appraisal of "the general passions and principles ... by which all minds...and the whole system of life is continued in motion" (Shakespeare 1, 62). It has become axiomatic that Johnson's conception of literature is ethical, for...
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Quotation Marks

Marjorie B. Garber - 2003 - 306 páginas
...interest in them." For Johnson, Shakespearean characters transcend the time-bound and the temporary. They are "the genuine progeny of common humanity,...always supply, and observation will always find." Thus they are exemplary, and, in the profoundest sense, ethicaL What did Johnson think of Shakespeare's...
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